61st Annual Steam Threshers Show

August 17, 18, 19, 2018

Forest, Ontario

Forest Fair Grounds

45 Jefferson Street


Available at Williamson Farms Country Store in Forest & online at Eventbrite.ca
& Bayview Chrysler in Sarnia!!!

Save $5 by buying in advance!
Admission at gate is $25 for adults and $20 for youth (13-17) & seniors. Children 12&under: free!
Ticket gets you in for the entire day of events – Gates open at 9am


2018 Membership Fees

12 and under: free!
Ages 13-17: $10 fee which will be returned upon completion of 2 hours of volunteer work
Adult: $50 per person,  of which $25/person will be returned after a combined 4 hours of volunteer work per couple
65+: $25 flat rate
* $5 will be charged if receiving newsletter by mail

(Exhibitor Ribbons will be reintroduced this year; however, directors are still discussing rate)

Exhibitor Ribbons

$25 for exhibitor ribbons
*only available at the show not in advance
This charge allows gate admission for the remainder of the weekend
In order to receive a ribbon there must be something going on display and proof of insurance for said item(s)

Camping Price Update

$50 for the weekend for members

$100 for the weekend for non-members

Contact Gene Siddall 519.852.0446 to reserve a spot!

Hotel Accommodations Available

Country View Motel www.countryviewmotelandrvresort.com ; 519-845-3394

Forest Golf Club and Inn  www.golfforest.ca ; (800) 265-0214

2018 Dues Form

2018 Membership Dues click here

 2018 Vendor Forms

Food Vendor Application
Food Vendor Guidelines
Vendor Application
Vendor Guidelines

North Lambton Quilt Guild

Participate in hands on demonstrations, view techniques, and many challenge projects and charity quilts on display.  Viewing available all day; check us out next to the stage in the Special Events Building for demo times



Saturday and Sunday 1 pm

Advanced Tickets available at

Williamson Country Store – Forest

Bayview Chrysler Dodge – Sarnia

Ticket allow entire to the grounds for the entire day’s schedule of events!

Click here to buy online







Heavy Horse Pulls

Saturday August 18th



Ticket Prices:

Friday all day & Saturday after 5pm – $5.00

Saturday and Sunday

Adult $25.00

12-17, 65+ – $20.00

Under 12 – Free!

Advance Tickets are $5.00 off

Click here to buy yours now!

*Ticket prices include HST

Refreshment Tent All Weekend!!

Fiddle Contest

Saturday August 18, 2018 – 6:30pm
Registration is from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm — there is no entry fee

Competitive Classes and Prizes are as follows:
12 and under—1st $100 ; 2nd $80 ; 3rd $60 ; 4th $40 ; 5th $20 and youngest $25
13 to18 yrs—1st $200 ; 2nd $150 ; 3rd $100
19 to 44yrs—1st $150 ; 2nd $100 ; 3rd $50
45 to 64yrs—1st $150 ; 2nd $100 ; 3rd $50
65 and over—1st $150 ; 2nd $100 ; 3rd $50 and oldest fiddler $25
duet—1st $150 ; 2nd $100 ; 3rd $50
open class—1st $400 ; 2nd $200 ; 3rd $100

2018 Fiddle Contest Rules

This contest is in memory of many great fiddlers who have come from Lambton County. It is our objective to keep this fine Canadian heritage alive and vibrant for generations to come. If you want further information please contact: Pat Tremblay   519-882-2084 or cell 519-330-0534 email: [email protected]a

Thank You for viewing the Western Ontario Steam Threshers website. This site is designed and maintained by our members to provide information on the club, ongoing activities throughout the year and our annual show.

The  Western Ontario Steam Thresher’s Association is the oldest club of its kind in Ontario and has been described as the “Best Steam and Heritage Show in Canada”. We are proud of our founding members and the rich heritage of devoted individuals who have contributed countless hours to build and maintain the Western Ontario Steam Threshers Association.

Please Note: In order to be eligible to exhibit your equipment in the show, you MUST show proof of insurance and be a member of the association or purchase an exhibitor ribbon.